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Events and Their Afterlife
The Dialectics of Christian Typology in the Bible and Dante


  • Date Published: June 1987
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521349239

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  • First published in 1966, Events and their Afterlife has had a lasting influence in its field. This book is concerned with Christian typology and its meanings and implications for our understanding of history, of the Bible, and of Dante's Divine Comedy.

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    • Date Published: June 1987
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521349239
    • length: 306 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.39kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Typology in the Old Testament:
    1. The field of existence: a. myth
    b. history
    2. God and history: the new and the steadfast
    3. Man and history: applied typology
    4. God and the future: a typology without application
    5. Man and the future: an existential typology
    Part II. Typology in the New Testament:
    6. The scope of the New Testament typology
    7. Jesus-Israel (i): the way of Jesus
    8. Jesus-Israel (ii): the 'suffering servant and 'son of man'
    9. Jesus-Israel (iii): Matthew 1-4
    10 Jesus-Yahweh
    11. Summaries: a. Christ and history
    b. applied typology
    Part III. Typology in the Divine Comedy:
    12. Introductory
    13. Figural realism and the state of souls after death
    14. Dante and the aesthetes: the typology of death
    15. Prophecy and the typology of redemption

  • Author

    Alan C. Charity

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